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ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 195

                                               

Google Pay Send

Google Pay Send, previously known as Google Wallet, was a peer-to-peer payments service developed by Google before its merger into Google Pay. It allowed people to send and receive money from a mobile device or desktop computer at no cost to eith ...

                                               

Google Web Toolkit

Google Web Toolkit, or GWT Web Toolkit, is an open-source set of tools that allows web developers to create and maintain JavaScript front-end applications in Java. Other than a few native libraries, everything is Java source that can be built on ...

                                               

Google+

Google+ was a social network owned and operated by Google. The network was launched on June 28, 2011, in an attempt to challenge other social networks, linking other Google products like Google Drive, Blogger and YouTube. The service, Googles fou ...

                                               

Googlebot

Googlebot is the web crawler software used by Google, which collects documents from the web to build a searchable index for the Google Search engine. This name is actually used to refer to two different types of web crawlers: a desktop crawler an ...

                                               

History of Google

The Google company was officially launched in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin to market Google Search, which has become the most used web-based search engine. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, students at Stanford University in California, developed ...

                                               

Google Translate

Google Translate is a free multilingual statistical and neural machine translation service developed by Google, to translate text and websites from one language into another. It offers a website interface, a mobile app for Android and iOS, and an ...

                                               

Google Web Server

Google Web Server is a proprietary web server software that Google uses for its web infrastructure. GWS is used exclusively inside Googles ecosystem for website hosting. In 2008 GWS team was led by Bharat Mediratta. Sometimes GWS is described as ...

                                               

Google Account

An account is required for Gmail, Google+, Google Hangouts and Blogger. Some Google products do not require an account, including Google Search, YouTube, Google Books, Google Finance and Google Maps. However, an account is needed for uploading vi ...

                                               

Google Video

Google Video was a free video hosting service from Google, similar to YouTube, that allowed video clips to be hosted on Google servers and embedded on to other websites. This allowed websites to host lots of video remotely without running into ba ...

                                               

Google Sites

Google Sites is a structured wiki- and Web page-creation tool offered by Google. The declared goal of Google Sites is for anyone to be able to create simple web sites that support collaboration between different editors.

                                               

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes mos ...

                                               

Google Custom Search

Google Custom Search is a platform provided by Google that allows web developers to feature specialized information in web searches, refine and categorize queries and create customized search engines, based on Google Search. The service allows us ...

                                               

Google Groups

Google Groups is a service from Google that provides discussion groups for people sharing common interests. The Groups service also provides a gateway to Usenet newsgroups via a shared user interface. Google Groups became operational in February ...

                                               

Google Labs

Google Labs was an incubator created by Google to test and publicly demonstrate new projects. Google described Google Labs as "a playground where our more adventurous users can play around with prototypes of some of our wild and crazy ideas and o ...

                                               

Google Friend Connect

Google Friend Connect was a free social networking site from 2008 to 2012. Similar in practice to Facebook Platform and MySpaceID, it took a decentralised approach, allowing users to build a profile to share and update information via third-party ...

                                               

IGoogle

iGoogle was a customizable Ajax-based start page or personal web portal launched by Google in May 2005. It was discontinued on November 1, 2013, because the company believed the need for it had eroded over time. As of October 17, 2007, Google had ...

                                               

List of mergers and acquisitions by Alphabet

Google is a computer software and a web search engine company that acquired, on average, more than one company per week in 2010 and 2011. The table below is an incomplete list of acquisitions, with each acquisition listed being for the respective ...

                                               

Google Toolbar

Google Toolbar is a web browser toolbar for Internet Explorer, developed by Google. It was first released in 2000 for Internet Explorer 5. Google Toolbar was also supported on Firefox from September 2005 to June 2011.

                                               

Google Pack

Google Pack was a collection of software tools offered by Google to download in a single archive. It was announced at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, on January 6. Google Pack was only available for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. I ...

                                               

List of Google products

Google Voice United States only – VoIP system. Google Voice provides a phone number but is not the last mile provider. It includes a follow-me service that lets users forward their Google voice phone number to simultaneously ring up to 6 phone nu ...

                                               

Google.by

Google.by is a localised site for Google Search in Belarus. Prior to that, from 2003 to 2009, it was a domain/website owned by Belarusian web-development company ActiveMedia. The website looked almost exactly like Google homepage but had contextu ...

                                               

Googleplex

The Googleplex is the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent company Alphabet Inc. It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California, United States. The original complex, with 2.000.000 square feet 190.000 m ...

                                               

Google Checkout

Google Checkout was an online payment processing service provided by Google aimed at simplifying the process of paying for online purchases. It was discontinued on November 20, 2013 and the service moved to Google Wallet. Users would store their ...

                                               

Google Fuchsia

Fuchsia is an open source capability-based operating system currently being developed by Google. It first became known to the public when the project appeared on a self hosted form of git in August 2016 without any official announcement. The sour ...

                                               

Google App Engine

Google App Engine is a Platform as a Service and cloud computing platform for developing and hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. Applications are sandboxed and run across multiple servers. App Engine offers automatic scaling ...

                                               

Google Now

Google Now was a feature of Google Search of the Google app for Android and iOS. Google Now proactively delivered information to users to predict information they may need in the form of informational cards. Google Now branding is no longer used, ...

                                               

Google Desktop

Google Desktop was a computer program with desktop search capabilities, created by Google for Linux, Apple Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows systems. It allowed text searches of a users email messages, computer files, music, photos, chats, Web page ...

                                               

Google Trends

Google Trends is a website by Google that analyzes the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages. The website uses graphs to compare the search volume of different queries over time. On August 5, 2008, ...

                                               

Apache Wave

Apache Wave was a software framework for real-time collaborative editing online. Google originally developed it as Google Wave. It was announced at the Google I/O conference on May 28, 2009. Wave is a web-based computing platform and communicatio ...

                                               

Google Alerts

Google Alerts is a content change detection and notification service, offered by the search engine company Google. The service sends emails to the user when it finds new results - such as web pages, newspaper articles, blogs, or scientific resear ...

                                               

Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is an online platform through which the public can access high-resolution images of artworks housed in the initiatives partner museums. The project was launched on 1 February 2011 by Google through its Google Cultural Instit ...

                                               

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator is a software-based authenticator by Google that implements two-step verification services using the Time-based One-time Password Algorithm and HMAC-based One-time Password algorithm, for authenticating users of software appl ...

                                               

Google Ngram Viewer

The Google Ngram Viewer or Google Books Ngram Viewer is an online search engine that charts the frequencies of any set of comma-delimited search strings using a yearly count of grams found in sources printed between 1500 and 2008 in Googles text ...

                                               

Google Brain

Google Brain is a deep learning artificial intelligence research team at Google. Formed in the early 2010s, Google Brain combines open-ended machine learning research with systems engineering and Google-scale computing resources.

                                               

Google Browser Sync

Google Browser Sync was a Mozilla Firefox extension released as freeware from Google. It debuted in Google Labs on 8 June 2006, and in June 2008 was discontinued. It allowed users of Mozilla Firefox up to versions 2.x to synchronize their web bro ...

                                               

Google Buzz

Google Buzz was a social networking, microblogging and messaging tool that was developed by Google which replaced Google Wave and integrated into their web-based email program, Gmail. Users could share links, photos, videos, status messages and c ...

                                               

Google Test

Google Test is a unit testing library for the C++ programming language, based on the xUnit architecture. The library is released under the BSD 3-clause license. It can be compiled for a variety of POSIX and Windows platforms, allowing unit-testin ...

                                               

Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality platform developed by Google. Named for its fold-out cardboard viewer into which a smartphone is inserted, the platform is intended as a low-cost system to encourage interest and development in VR application ...

                                               

Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform, offered by Google, is a suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search, Gmail and YouTube. Alongside a set of management t ...

                                               

Google Daydream

Daydream is a discontinued virtual reality platform which was developed by Google, primarily for use with a headset into which a smartphone is inserted. It is available for select phones running the Android mobile operating system that meet the p ...

                                               

Google Developer Day

Google Developer Day events were one-day web developer-focused gatherings around the world held annually by Google. They include seminars and codelabs focused on building of web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open web techno ...

                                               

Google Doodle

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Googles homepages intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements, and notable historical figures. The first Google Doodle honored the 1998 edition of the long-running annua ...

                                               

Google Fiber

Google Fiber is part of the Access division of Alphabet Inc. It provides fiber-to-the-premises service in the United States, providing broadband Internet and IPTV to a small and slowly increasing number of locations. In mid-2016, Google Fiber had ...

                                               

Google File System

Google File System is a proprietary distributed file system developed by Google to provide efficient, reliable access to data using large clusters of commodity hardware. The last version of Google File System codenamed Colossus was released in 2010.

                                               

Google.org

Google.org, founded in October 2005, is the charitable arm of Google, a multinational technology company. The organization has committed roughly US0 million in investments and grants to nonprofits annually. The organization is noted for several s ...

                                               

Google Glass

Google Glass, or simply Glass, is a brand of smart glasses - an optical head-mounted display designed in the shape of a pair of eyeglasses. It was developed by X with the mission of producing a ubiquitous computer. Google Glass displayed informat ...

                                               

Google Health

Google Health is a branch of Google started in 2006, designed as an to attempt to create a repository of health records and data, in order to connect doctors, hospitals and pharmacies directly. The project was introduced in 2008 and discontinued ...

                                               

Google Home

Google Home is a line of smart speakers developed by Google under the Google Nest brand. The devices enable users to speak voice commands to interact with services through Google Assistant, the companys virtual assistant. Both in-house and third- ...

                                               

Google I/O

Google I/O is an annual developer conference held by Google in Mountain View, California. I / O stands for input/output, as well as the slogan I nnovation in the O pen". The events format is similar to Google Developer Day.

                                               

Google Images

Google Images is a search service owned by Google that allows users to search the World Wide Web for image content. It was introduced on July 12, 2001 due to a demand for pictures of Jennifer Lopezs green Versace dress that the regular Google sea ...

                                               

Google Japanese Input

Google Japanese Input is an input method published by Google for the entry of Japanese text on a computer. Since its dictionaries are generated automatically from the Internet, it supports typing of personal names, Internet slang, neologisms and ...

                                               

Google Lunar X Prize

The Google Lunar XPRIZE, sometimes referred to as Moon 2.0, was a 2007–2018 inducement prize space competition organized by the X Prize Foundation, and sponsored by Google. The challenge called for privately funded teams to be the first to land a ...

                                               

Google Nexus

Google Nexus was a line of consumer electronic devices that ran the Android operating system. Google managed the design, development, marketing, and support of these devices, but some development and all manufacturing were carried out by partneri ...

                                               

Google Notebook

Google Notebook was a free online application offered by Google that allowed users to save and organize clips of information while conducting research online. The browser-based tool permitted a user to write notes, clip text and images, and save ...

                                               

Google Public DNS

Google Public DNS is a Domain Name System service offered to Internet users worldwide by Google. It functions as a recursive name server. Google Public DNS was announced on 3 December 2009, in an effort described as "making the web faster and mor ...

                                               

Google Search Appliance

The Google Search Appliance was a rack-mounted device that provided document indexing functionality. The operating system is based on CentOS. The software is produced by Google and the hardware is manufactured by Dell and the final 2009 version w ...

                                               

Google Sidewiki

Google Sidewiki was a web annotation tool from Google, launched in September 2009 and discontinued in December 2011. Sidewiki was a browser extension that allowed anyone logged into a Google Account to make and view comments about a given website ...

                                               

Google Web Accelerator

Google Web Accelerator was a web accelerator produced by Google. It used client software installed on the users computer, as well as data caching on Googles servers, to speed up page load times by means of data compression, prefetching of content ...

                                               

Mail.Ru

Mail.Ru Group, ООО is a Russian internet company. It was started in 1998 as an e-mail service and went on to become a major corporate figure in the Russian-speaking segment of the Internet. As of 2013 according to comScore, websites owned by Mail ...

                                               

Toy

A toy is an item that is used in play, especially one designed for such use. Playing with toys can be an enjoyable means of training young children for life in society. Different materials like wood, clay, paper, and plastic are used to make toys ...

                                               

List of wooden toys

This is a list of wooden toys and games. A wooden toy is a toy constructed primarily from wood and wood products. Additional components made from other materials are also sometimes used.

                                               

Doll

A doll is a model of a human, often used as a toy for children, and an artistic hobby for adults. Dolls have also been used in traditional religious rituals throughout the world. Traditional dolls made of materials such as clay and wood are found ...

                                               

Annabelle (doll)

Annabelle is a fictional character in The Conjuring Universe, an American horror film franchise. The character, a haunted doll, is based on accounts by paranormal investigators and authors Ed and Lorraine Warren. Annabelle first appeared in the 2 ...

                                               

Ken (doll)

Kenneth Sean Carson is a fashion doll introduced by Mattel in 1961 as the fictional counterpart of Barbie, who was introduced two years earlier. Similar to his female counterpart, Ken has a fashionable line of clothing and accessories. In the Bar ...

                                               

Reborn doll

A reborn doll is an art doll created from a manufactured doll or kit that has been transformed by an artist to resemble a human infant with as much realism as possible. The process of creating a reborn doll is referred to as reborning and the dol ...

                                               

Daruma doll

A Daruma doll is a hollow, round, Japanese traditional doll modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen tradition of Buddhism. These dolls, though typically red and depicting a bearded man, vary greatly in color and design depending on regi ...

                                               

Robert (doll)

Robert the doll is an allegedly haunted doll exhibited at the East Martello Museum. Robert was once owned by Key West, Florida painter and author, Robert Eugene Otto.

                                               

Mascot

A mascot is any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck, or anything used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team, society, military unit, or brand name. Mascots are also used as fict ...

                                               

Paper doll

Paper dolls are figures cut out of paper or thin card, with separate clothes, also made of paper, that are usually held onto the dolls by paper folding tabs. They may be a figure of a person, animal or inanimate object. Paper dolls have been inex ...

                                               

Top

A spinning top, or simply a top, is a toy with a squat body and a sharp point at the bottom, designed to be spun on its vertical axis, balancing on the tip due to the gyroscopic effect. Once set in motion, a top will usually wobble for a few seco ...

                                               

Toy block

Toy blocks are wooden, plastic, or foam pieces of various shapes and colors that are used as construction toys. Sometimes toy blocks depict letters of the alphabet.

                                               

Marble (toy)

A marble is a small spherical toy often made from glass, clay, steel, plastic or agate. These balls vary in size. Most commonly, they are about 13 mm in diameter, but they may range from less than 1 mm to over 8 cm, while some art glass marbles f ...

                                               

Spirograph

Spirograph is a geometric drawing device that produces mathematical roulette curves of the variety technically known as hypotrochoids and epitrochoids. The well known toy version was developed by British engineer Denys Fisher and first sold in 19 ...

                                               

Tabletop role-playing game

A tabletop role-playing game is a form of role-playing game in which the participants describe their characters actions through speech. Participants determine the actions of their characters based on their characterization, and the actions succee ...

                                               

Pandemic (board game)

Pandemic is a cooperative board game designed by Matt Leacock and first published by Z-Man Games in the United States in 2008. Pandemic is based on the premise that four diseases have broken out in the world, each threatening to wipe out a region ...

                                               

Risk (game)

Risk is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest for two to six players. The standard version is played on a board depicting a political map of Earth, divided into forty-two territories, which are grouped into six continents. Tur ...

                                               

Evolution: The Origin of Species

Evolution: The Origin of Species is a card game created by Dmitriy Knorre and Sergey Machin in 2010. The game is inspired by the evolutionary biology. It was published by SIA Rightgames RBG. English, French and German game editions were published ...

                                               

Catan

Catan, previously known as The Settlers of Catan or simply Settlers, is a multiplayer board game designed by Klaus Teuber, and first published in 1995 in Germany by Franckh-Kosmos Verlag as Die Siedler von Catan. Players take on the roles of sett ...

                                               

Catan: Cities & Knights

Catan: Cities & Knights, formerly The Cities and Knights of Catan is an expansion to the board game The Settlers of Catan for three to four players. It contains features taken from The Settlers of Catan, with emphasis on city development and the ...

                                               

Man O' War (game)

Man O War is a now out-of-print table top war game by Games Workshop. The game was set in the same realm of Warhammer Fantasy as used for the Warhammer Fantasy Battle and included most of the factions from that setting. Other races of the Warhamm ...

                                               

Giganten (board game)

Giganten, also named as "Dinosaures Giganti" is a 2-player board game designed by Herbert Pinthus and first published in 1981 by Carlit. Gameplay is inspired by another game "Stratego" and created in prehistoric setting. There were two editions. ...

                                               

Jungle (board game)

Jungle or Dou Shou Qi is a modern Chinese board game with an obscure history. The game is played on a 7×9 board and is popular with children in the Far East. The game is also known as The Jungle Game, Childrens Chess, Oriental Chess, and Animal C ...

                                               

Potion-making: Practice

Players take on the roles of apprentice mages studying in a Magic School. Each player tries to gather the necessary components in order to produce magic elixirs, powders, talismans and even magical creatures. For each completed creation the playe ...

                                               

Chinese checkers

Sternhalma, commonly known as Chinese Checkers or Chinese Chequers, is a strategy board game of German origin which can be played by two, three, four, or six people, playing individually or with partners. The game is a modern and simplified varia ...

                                               

Breakthrough (board game)

Breakthrough is an abstract strategy board game invented by Dan Troyka in 2000 and made available as a Zillions of Games file. It won the 2001 8x8 Game Design Competition, even though the game was originally played on a 7x7 board, as it is trivia ...

                                               

Puerto Rico (board game)

Puerto Rico is a Euro-style board game designed by German designer Andreas Seyfarth, and published in 2002 by Alea in German, by Rio Grande Games in English, by Grow in Brazilian Portuguese, and by Κάισσα in Greek. Players assume the roles of col ...

                                               

Civilization (2002 board game)

Sid Meiers Civilization: The Boardgame is a 2002 board game created by Glenn Drover based on the Civilization series of video games, in particular, Civilization III. Drover himself was a sales manager at Microprose during the original development ...

                                               

Citadels (card game)

Citadels is a German-style card game, designed by Bruno Faidutti, originally published in French as Citadelles by MultiSim in 2000, illustrated by Julien Delval, Florence Magnin, Jean-Louis Mourier and Cyrille Daujean as graphic designer for the ...

                                               

Evolution: Random Mutations

Evolution: Random Mutations is a card game created by Dmitriy Knorre and Sergey Machin in 2010. The game is inspired by the evolutionary biology. It was published by SIA Rightgames RBG. Publishing of the game was financed in Boomstarter. English, ...

                                               

3 Ninjas Kick Back (video game)

3 Ninjas Kick Back is a beat em up platformer video game for the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and Sega CD platforms. It was released in 1994 and was developed by Malibu Interactive. The Genesis version was published by Psygn ...

                                               

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (video game)

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is the official video game for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, published by EA Sports for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It was released on 15 April 2014 in North America, and 17 April 2014 in Europe, was the case with the 2010 e ...

                                               

Abadox

Abadox is a video game for the NES, subtitled The Deadly Inner War. It is a side-scrolling shoot em up in the vein of Gradius and R-Type. The game is notable for its unique visual design, as the game takes place inside the intestinal tract of a g ...

                                               

ALF (video game)

ALF is an action-adventure video game developed by Nexa and released by Sega for the Master System in 1989. It is based on the American television series ALF. Players control the title character as he attempts to locate parts with which to repair ...

                                               

King Salmon (video game)

King Salmon: The Big Catch is a 1992 Sega Genesis/Mega Drive fishing video game that was developed by HOT・B/Sages Creation and was released by Vic Tokai in North America. It was due for release in Europe by July, but the plan was cancelled.

                                               

Taz-Mania (video game)

Taz Mania is the name of several video games based on the Taz-Mania cartoon series. A 2D side-scrolling platform/adventure video game developed by Recreational Brainware and published by Sega on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1992. Different game ...

                                               

The Smurfs 2

The Smurfs 2 is a 2013 American 3D live-action/computer-animated comedy film and a sequel to the 2011 film The Smurfs. It is loosely based on The Smurfs comic book series created by the Belgian comics artist Peyo. It is the second and final insta ...

                                               

Adventure (disambiguation)

Adventure magazine, a pulp and later true-story magazine from 1910 to 1971 Adventure Comics, a comic book series published by DC Comics from 1935 to 1983

                                               

Agent (video game)

Agent is an upcoming stealth action game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. The game is set to take place in a 1970s Cold War setting. Agent was teased in July 2007 and formally announced in June 2009. The trademark for ...

                                               

Alien 3 (video game)

Alien 3 is a platform video game based on the 1992 film of the same name. The game was released for the Sega Genesis and Amiga in 1992, with additional versions being released in 1993 for the Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Nintendo Entertainm ...

                                               

Alien 3: The Gun

Alien 3: The Gun is a rail shooter in which the player uses a large light gun, modeled after machine guns featured in the Alien films, to kill various Alien creatures such as facehuggers and soldiers, unlike the film, which featured only three Al ...

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